Crafternoon with akt

Feeling crafty? Host an online fundraiser by inviting friends and family to join you for a virtual crafternoon session! Read more

akt-ify your browsing and shopping

Support akt when you're shopping and browsing! Read more

Peer Mentor (North-East, remote)

Our peer mentoring programme aims to bring together young LGBTQ+ people with shared experiences to offer support in a space where you are both accepted and understood. Read more

akt Manchester Day

Today is akt Manchester Day! Read more

an update from our services team

The pandemic has presented numerous challenges for the Services team at akt. Read more

october update from akt ceo tim

An update from Tim. Read more

Fang-tastic ways you can support LGBTQ+ young people this Halloween

The £10 you might have spent on a costume this year could help keep a young person safe! Read more

International Pronouns Day 2020

This Wednesday is International Pronouns Day - we've put together a guide on pronouns Read more

World Homeless Day 2020

In the UK, 24% of young people who are homeless identify as LGBTQ+, many experiencing hidden homelessness. Read more

thanks to our donors

Everyone at akt would like to extend a very warm thank you to our growing community of donors. Read more

Public Affairs and Policy Update

An update from Jo, our Policy and Research Officer. Read more

September Update from akt CEO Tim

An update from Tim Read more

GRA reforms: our statement

Our trans, non-binary and gender-diverse young people have had to deal with a huge amount this year. Read more

End of the evictions ban

This has had a huge impact on the mental health of our young people, many of whom are already dealing with trauma from facing homelessness or from living in hostile and abusive environments. Read more

‘Eviction ban’ to be extended - but more still needs to be done

On Friday 21st August, the government announced that they will be extending the pause on evictions - but more still needs to be done. Read more

akt welcomes faz to the board of trustees

Next month, we are really thrilled to welcome Faz to join the Board of Trustees. Faz accessed akt’s services back in 2016, and since then has taken on the role of Young Ambassador and most recently, President of akt. Read more

august update from tim

Covid-19 has been challenging for akt - here's Tim with this month's akt now update Read more

akt launch their rainbow face coverings!

100% of the sales of these masks will support LGBTQ+ young people facing homelessness. Read more

'No DSS' letting bans ruled unlawful

This long-overdue news is a great step forward in removing discriminatory processes in housing. Read more

Meet team akt!

We caught up with some of team akt to share tips on coping with staying home and social distancing Read more

Trans and non-binary rights are human rights

It’s being reported that Liz Truss is soon to propose measures to protect ‘safe spaces’ for cisgender women, and plans to cancel reform to the Gender Recognition Act to enable trans people to self-identify their gender. Read more

Fighting anti-blackness and racism at akt

Steps we're taking at akt to fight anti-blackness and racism Read more

how we are helping young people in lockdown

As we remain in lockdown, akt has continued to see a high volume of young people come to us needing support, either because they are homeless or because their living situation at home is becoming increasingly volatile. Read more